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Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes
Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya
||United Kingdom Army|
|Years of service||1937–1941 †|
|Unit||Royal Scots Greys
No. 11 (Scottish) Commando
|Battles/wars||World War II|
|Awards||Victoria Cross (posthumous)
Croix de Guerre
|Relations||Admiral of the Fleet Roger John Brownlow Keyes, 1st Baron Keyes (father)|
Lieutenant-Colonel Geoffrey Charles Tasker Keyes, VC, MC (18 May 1917 – 18 November 1941) was an Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. At the time he was the youngest lieutenant colonel in the British Army.
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